Dave Stewart Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th April 2015

Fact: Producers Mark Ronson, Dave Stewart, SCOTT HENDRICKS and RYAN TEDDER are joining U.S. singing competition THE VOICE to advise the remaining contestants on the show. Ronson will assist Christina Aguilera, while Tedder will join Pharrell Williams' team, Hendricks will support Blake Shelton's group and Stewart will help Adam Levine's proteges. The episode featuring the producers will air on U.S. network NBC on Monday (20Apr15).

3rd December 2014

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart is to be honoured with the 2015 Outstanding Contribution to UK Music Award by officials the Music Producers Guild. He will collect the prize at the Mpg 2015 Awards in London on 12 February (15).

28th May 2014

Fact: Eurythmics star Dave Stewart's teenage daughter has landed a five-record deal at Warner Bros. and is working on a debut album.

25th October 2013

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart is teaming up with Los Angeles' premiere burlesque troupe for a saucy show in January (14). His VaVoom: A Rock 'n' Roll Circus gig on 30 January will feature his music alongside "circus elements" and burlesque, featuring characters from the Lucha VaVoom.

18th June 2013

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart has been appointed the creative director for marketing at website Talenthouse.com.

23rd January 2013

Tweet: "Huge congratulations to @Shakira and Gerard Piqué on the birth of their son Milan Pique Mebarak." Rocker Dave Stewart sends his best wishes to Latin superstar Shakira and her soccer ace boyfriend, who became parents on Tuesday (22Jan13).

27th September 2012

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart's documentary about FLEETWOOD MAC star Stevie Nicks will premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival in New York next month (Oct12).

26th January 2012

Tweet: "Arrived home my kids are watching American Idol Hey Jude please Paul do something!! And John must be turning in his grave." Rocker Dave Stewart was appalled to discover the classic Beatles track being used in auditions for American Idol.

11th November 2011

Quote: "It's an exciting project but it is so hard to get everybody together in one place. But the Olympics would be great, the perfect idea." Soul singer Joss Stone is keen to reunite her Superheavy bandmates, including Sir Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart, at next year's (12) Olympic Games in London.

13th September 2011

Quote: "I've never written a song with anybody in my life. I was always very selfish with my songwriting; it was always just me at the piano, tears... and I never really wanted to share that experience, but Dave... I think he's a visionary. He just said to me, 'Darling, if you don't like it, we won't use it.' And that was very freeing... Then I wouldn't hurt anyone's feelings." Rocker Stevie Nicks felt comfortable writing songs with rocker/producer Dave Stewart for her latest album, In Your Dreams.

11th September 2011

Quote: "It was essential to keep it secret. We had a code name for recording studios - Dd Jam... We recorded all over the place: L.A., Jamaica, Turkey, Italy, Greece, India, Miami... Mick would check in under names like Mr Gibson 3.3 - very Ocean's Eleven." Dave Stewart went to great lengths to keep Superheavy - his new supergroup with Sir Mick Jagger, A.R. Rahman, Damian Marley and Joss Stone - under wraps.

8th August 2011

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart's son Sam fronts a new band called Nightmare & The Cat.

11th May 2011

Quote: "People probably don't realise how gifted she is - just singing alone, never mind her songwriting skills. She could be singing with an orchestra or a full-on rock band and pull it off with panache." Rock icon Dave Stewart is in awe of Katy Perry's musical talents after collaborating with the pop star on her sophomore album, One Of The Boys.

3rd March 2011

Tweet: "Why is Gwyneth Paltrow singing all the time? She can't be serious! She's a great actress." Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart wants Gwyneth Paltrow to concentrate on her screen career.

28th February 2011

Tweet: "Oscars are amazing because people can actually act whereas the Grammys nowadays you would never know if they can actually sing or play." Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart takes aim at the current crop of musicians winning awards.

25th November 2010

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart is writing a stage musical about famous London cafe Bar Italia. The coffee shop was a notorious celebrity haunt and was recreated for 1986 movie Absolute Beginners, starring David Bowie. British band Pulp also wrote a song about the venue.

6th May 2010

Quote: "I can't really get away from them. I live in America and they're on the radio all the time. It doesn't get on my nerves but I don't hear them the same way as everybody else - I hear all the mistakes." Rocker Dave Stewart can't escape his Eurythmics hits.

6th November 2009

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart has teamed up with Oscar winner A.R. RAHMAN to create the music for a new high-energy movie about an urban dance competition. HONEY filmmaker Bille Woodruff will direct the film, which will reportedly star newcomer Cindy Gomez.

6th March 2009

Fact: A musical version of hit 1990 movie Ghost is set to open in London's West End next year (10). Former Eurythmics music-maker Dave Stewart is penning tracks for the show, in collaboration with songwriter GLEN BALLARD.

19th September 2008

Fact: Pleasure-seeking Eurythmics star Dave Stewart kept the co-hosts of U.S. chat show The View buzzing with an unusual gift during his appearance on Thursday (18Sep08) - the British musician surprised the four women, including comedienne Whoopi Goldberg, with 14-carat gold vibrators from his Coco de Mer erotic boutique.

26th March 2008

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart has joined the ranks of celebrity comic book creators after releasing his new graphic novel series ZOMBIE BROADWAY in stores on Wednesday (26Mar08). The quirky story follows a group of zombies who help save New York City from bombing after becoming a stage hit in a musical.

23rd October 2006

Quote: "One day I woke up and a Hell's Angel was standing over me with a huge knife. As I opened my eyes, the knife was already under my nose with the speed on there ready for me to take. That was a bit of a shock." Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart on the moment he decided to kick his drug habit.

28th September 2006

Fact: Rocker Bono will be the first celebrity pal former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart will interview as part of his new music-themed interview show for US cable channel HBO.

27th September 2006

Quote: "If I thought I had to write about Eurythmics for the rest of my life, I'd shoot myself." Musician Dave Stewart can think of plenty of other subjects to talk about apart from his award-winning band.

21st September 2006

Fact: Former Eurythmics star Dave Stewart is to interview his musical peers for a new US cable show. The untitled HBO project will feature Stewart chatting to fellow musicians about their craft.

23rd January 2006

Fact: <p>EURYTHMICS star Dave Stewart has a new partner - he's working on Kara DioGuardi's debut album. Dioguardi is the songwriting force behind Ashlee Simpson's new album and upcoming hits by Pink and Christina Aguilera. </p>

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